3 November 2010 Ten-daily global composites of METOP-AVHRR
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Proceedings Volume 7841, Sixth International Symposium on Digital Earth: Data Processing and Applications; 78410U (2010) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.873233
Event: The Sixth International Symposium on Digital Earth, 2009, Beijing, China
Abstract
Systematic scanning of the earth surface could be achieved for the first time in 1978, with the launch of the earth observation system NOAA-AVHRR. Some twenty years later, the SPOT-VEGETATION instrument introduced significant improvements at the levels of image quality, timeliness and availability. Since the start in April 1998, VITO is responsible for the central processing, archiving and distribution of the VEGETATION data. This paper briefly announces how a similar service is being established at VITO to provide the same kind of image data from the recently launched METOP-AVHRR.
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Herman Eerens, Bettina Baruth, Lieven Bydekerke, Bart Deronde, Jan Dries, Erwin Goor, Walter Heyns, Tim Jacobs, Bart Ooms, Isabelle Piccard, Antoine Royer, Else Swinnen, Adri Timmermans, Tom Van Roey, Johan Vereecken, Yves Verheijen, "Ten-daily global composites of METOP-AVHRR", Proc. SPIE 7841, Sixth International Symposium on Digital Earth: Data Processing and Applications, 78410U (3 November 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.873233; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.873233
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